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Els joins Fowler, Day, Dubuisson in WGC Match Play semifinals

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Ernie Els breezed past Jordan Spieth Saturday, joining Jason Day, Victor Dubuisson and Rickie Fowler in the WGC-Accenture Match Play semifinals.

Jordan Spieth downs defending champ Matt Kuchar in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Jordan Spieth beat defending champion Matt Kuchar in a tough battle Friday, highlighting third-round play at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Defending champ Matt Kuchar advances in WGC Match Play

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar advanced but Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy were bounced from the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship Thursday.

Matt Kuchar, Henrik Stenson head list of WGC match play winners

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Defending champ Matt Kuchar and top seeds Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy each advanced Wednesday at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
Another season-opening win moves Oosthuizen up in world rankings

Another season-opening win moves Oosthuizen up in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen began his playing year with a win for the fourth consecutive year, a result that moved him in golf Top 30 as of Monday.
Oosthuizen repeats as Volvo Golf Champions winner

Oosthuizen repeats as Volvo Golf Champions winner

DURBAN, South Africa, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Louis Oosthuizen dropped in a 2-foot putt for a birdie on the final hole Sunday and claimed a one-stroke victory at the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions.

Fleetwood leads at Volvo Golf Champions

DURBAN, South Africa, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Tommy Fleetwood carded a final-hole birdie Saturday for a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions event in South Africa.
Double eagle has Luiten tied for lead in Durban

Double eagle has Luiten tied for lead in Durban

DURBAN, South Africa, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Joost Luiten recorded a double eagle en route to a 5-under-par 67 and a share of the lead halfway through the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions event.
Jacquelin in front at Volvo Golf Champions

Jacquelin in front at Volvo Golf Champions

DURBAN, South Africa, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Raphael Jacquelin birdied the final two holes Thursday and leads the European Tour's Volvo Golf Champions by one stroke in windy conditions in South Africa.
Dustin Johnson has five-stroke lead at WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai

Dustin Johnson has five-stroke lead at WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Dustin Johnson tied the course record with a 9-under-par 63 Friday in roaring out to a five-stroke lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai.
Tiger Woods again lands President's Cup for United States

Tiger Woods again lands President's Cup for United States

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods defeated Richard Sterne 1-up Sunday, securing an 18 1/2-15 1/2 victory for the United States over the Internationals for The President's Cup.

Presidents Cup play suspended by darkness with U.S. leading

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley enjoyed a runaway victory Friday that gave the United States a one-point lead when darkness halted play at the Presidents Cup.

Americans take one-point lead at Presidents Cup

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- One-sided wins featuring Tiger Woods and Zach Johnson allowed the United States to hold on for a one-point lead Thursday on the first day of the Presidents Cup.

U.S. heavy favorite in Presidents Cup

DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The 10th Presidents Cup gets under way Thursday with the United States a heavy favorite to defeat a team of international stars led by Adam Scott.
Els to get early start Thursday at British Open

Els to get early start Thursday at British Open

GULLANE, Scotland, July 15 (UPI) -- Defending British Open champion Ernie Els was given an early Thursday tee time as he seeks a third title at the year's third major golf tournament.
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South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen reacts after his putt on the 17th green on the second day of the Open championship in St.Andrews, Scotland on July 16, 2010. UPI/Hugo Philpott
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Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen (Afrikaans pronunciation: , which he pronounced for the American audience in this TV ad; born 19 October 1982) is a South African professional golfer, who won the 2010 Open Championship.

Oosthuizen was born in Mossel Bay, South Africa. His early career was supported financially for three years by the foundation of fellow South African Ernie Els. He won numerous amateur titles before turning professional in 2002 at the age of 19.

He has won five professional tournaments on the Sunshine Tour: the 2004 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour event at Arabella, the 2007 Dimension Data Pro-Am and Platinum Classic, and the Telkom PGA Championship twice, in 2007 and 2008. He played on the European Challenge Tour in 2003 and has been a member of the European Tour since 2004. In 2009, he finished 31st on the Race to Dubai. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

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